Kehila Chadasha (translated, a new community) was founded in 1978 as a community that values Jewish heritage, history, and traditions through education, celebration, music, discussions, and social action. More
Today is the 18th day of the Omer. Today is also Yom HaZikaron, a day of remembrance for Israeli soldiers who died serving Israel. Tomorrow is Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel's Independence Day.
Last night, at Temple Shalom, the timing of our Jewish Community Town Hall could not have been more appropriate. The evening went well with approximately 120 attendees reflecting the spectrum of political opinions regarding criticism of the certain policies of the government of Israel and issues of censorship here in the U.S.